Baking and Snack

Hostess Brands Revives Emporia, KS with Technology Transplant

Baking & Snack (February 2016)
by Laurie Gorton and Joanie Spencer
To pull off what was called “the sweetest comeback in the history of ever,” Hostess Brands needed more than revitalization … it needed reanimation. Three years after flat-lining, the company’s flagship bakery in Emporia, KS, now cranks out more than 9 million individual Twinkies and almost as many CupCakes every week in a state-of-the art facility that’s in constant motion, outputting products with speed and precision. Continue reading >